Random Access


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Random Access

In computer systems, the ability to access any point of a sequence in an equal amount of time. Random access contrasts with sequential access, in which different points in a sequence take varying amounts of time to access. Random access is also called direct access.
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The objectives include thorough coverage of the underlying economic issues driving the current solid-state memory business, as well as assessments of new, advanced emerging non-volatile random access memory products that companies are developing.
Under the agreement, Milliken would serve as a consultant to ENTEX and current Random Access President and Chief Executive Officer Richard A.
Click here to download the Storwize Random Access Compression Engine (RACE) architecture white paper.
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Ramtron pioneered the integration of ferroelectric materials into semiconductor products, which enabled the development of a new class of nonvolatile memory products called ferroelectric random access memory (FRAM) products.
com) is focused on the development of magnetic random access memory (MRAM) technology.
Traditional SRAMs and dynamic random access memory (DRAMs) lose their data when power is turned off or interrupted, but nvSRAMs maintain all necessary information for the RAID product's complete Array Management System and its associated configuration data and parity information so that it doesn't have to be re-created at re-start.
Ramtron International Corporation (Nasdaq:RMTR), a leading developer and supplier of nonvolatile ferroelectric random access memory (FRAM) and integrated semiconductor products, today clarified its business outlook for first-quarter 2006, which was announced yesterday in conjunction with its release of fourth-quarter and full-year 2005 results.
is a manufacturer of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) silicon chips with headquarters based in Tokyo, Japan, and sales and marketing operations located in Japan, North America, Europe and Asia.
HSI) of Icheon, Korea, is the world's top tier memory semiconductor supplier offering Dynamic Random Access Memory chips ("DRAMs"), Static Random Access Memory chips ("SRAMs") and Flash memory chips to a wide range of established international customers.
HSI) of Icheon, Korea, is a leading supplier of semiconductor memory products such as Dynamic Random Access Memory chips ("DRAMs"), Static Random Access Memory chips ("SRAMs") and Flash memory chips to a wide range of customers.
Elpida), Japan's leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), today announced the sample shipment of 512 Megabit DDR3 SDRAM components, 512 Megabyte Dual In-line Memory Modules (DIMMs) and 1 Gigabyte DIMMs to Intel.